Human Development & Family Studies, B.S.

Bachelor of Science in Human Development & Family Studies

This major prepares you to work with children, families, adolescents, and adults in a variety of human service and community settings.  You will choose from a variety of professional preparation concentrations and certificate options including Child Settings, Family and Community Settings, and Family Finance.

Bachelor of Science: Early Childhood Education Track

The Early Childhood Education certificate program is a fully accredited teacher certification program which prepares students to teach children in preschool through grade 2. Meeting the curriculum requirements at URI for the Early Childhood Education (ECE) program results in a B.S. in Human Development and Family Studies (HDF).